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Coordinator - Admissions and Recruitment Cabarrus College of Health Sciences

Concord, NC, United States
Job ID: 4933
Job Family: Clerical Support
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 11161010244263-Enrollment Management
Location: Cabarrus College Main - 401 Medical Park Dr

Overview

JOB SUMMARY:  
Under the supervision of the Director, Admissions and Recruitment, the Coordinator of Admissions and Recruitment oversees the development, implementation and evaluation of recruitment, admissions, enrollment events and relevant marketing strategies for all academic programs.  Additionally, the Coordinator works with the Director to develop appropriate enrollment events, along with marketing and public relations as related to college recruitment for all academic programs.
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ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Promote the college’s core values and standards of excellence through teamwork, caring, commitment to our mission and values, integrity, respectful communication, maintenance of a safe and professional environment, synergistic partnership with those we serve, and anticipation of students’, colleagues’ and customers’ needs.

Admissions and Recruitment.

  •  Actively recruits qualified and diverse students for enrollment in the academic programs of the College.
  • Serves as the main contact for information and enrollment for assigned academic programs.
  • Develops and implements content strategies to increase the exposure, awareness, and understanding of assigned academic programs.
  • Assist with the Office of Admissions and Recruitment with lead generation and follow up to yield prospective students and meet the College’s enrollment goals.
  • Responsible for all academic paperwork and maintenance of prospective student records for assigned programs
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for Admissions and Recruitment with the program chairs for assigned programs and participate as needed on program advisory boards.
  • Serve as a liaison to academic program faculty to ensure students receive holistic support from inquiry to enrollment.
  • Serve as the admissions liaison to Atrium Health.  This includes working with Nurse Managers, Physicians, Medical Facilities and all Atrium Health Teammates to actively recruit within the Atrium Health system as well as other relevant entities.
  • Responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of recruitment strategies for assigned programs on an annual basis and helps update policies and procedures relevant to their findings
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in financial aid, registrar, student success and other campus offices to ensure a consistent and smooth transition from applicant to student
  • Represents the College at high schools, colleges, medical centers, and other recruitment events.
  • Researches and identifies opportunities to expand community outreach.
  • Manages communication flow with prospective students, including personal appointments, telecounseling, email inquiries, and information requests.
  • Provides accurate information about admissions and enrollment at the College.
  • Develops informative and engaging presentations for recruitment visits.
  • Assists with creating marketing literature used for recruitment and recommend updates annually.
  • Track inventory for admissions materials including promotional items designed for recruitment events.

Advertising and Publicity:

 

  • Work with the Director of Admissions and Recruitment, faculty, and staff to gain feedback on strategies to best publicize the College and each specific program of study. 
  • Assists with creating literature used for recruitment. 
  • Plan, write, prepare and/or review press releases and articles to be used in publications consistent with College messaging, content, and editorial standards for promoting the academic programs of the College.  
  • Works with the Director of Admissions and Recruitment to research, interview, write, edit, proofread, and distribute content for electronic and print communication to promote the academic programs of the College  
  • Provides promotional presentations about the College for outside groups and at special events.

Enrollment/Recruitment Events

  • Responsible for the research, planning, execution and evaluation of events to create successful campus and community programs that effectively and efficiently support all of the College’s recruitment efforts, including, but not limited to Open House and visitation programs.
  • Work with the Director to ensure events are in line with strategic initiatives.
  • Communicate with campus partners to manage event logistics, room reservations, catering, and staffing.
  • Identify, train, supervise and evaluate Student Ambassadors assigned to the Admissions Office, for them to represent the College professionally and knowledgeably to prospective students and their families.

ACT testing

  • Coordinates all logistics relative to ACT testing for the College, including but not limited to scheduling test dates, room reservations, registration process, and assigning and training proctors.
  • Ensures the College is in compliance with testing site rules and regulations set by ACT. 
  • Assists examinees with their questions or concerns.
  • Ensures test scores are accurate and mailed to examinees in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products, SonisWeb, Microsoft Publisher, Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, and other computer technologies appropriate to the position.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Extended periods of standing, walking, sitting, bending, and stretching; as well as frequent movement throughout the College and agency campuses.  
  • Visual and auditory acuity within normal lines or corrected.  
  • Possesses valid driver’s license.
  • Occasional driving to other locations.  

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred.
  • Experience in development, fund-raising,  alumni relations, public relations, marketing, student recruitment or related fields.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead projects and meetings, work well with people, and foster and facilitate collaboration.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and very strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent writing, editing and creative skills.
  • Able to manage volunteers, students and other professionals.
  • Proven success with event planning and coordination.